Tips for Brides and the Wedding Dress
Tricks of the Trade...
This is not a meant to be a sweeping comment about all Bridal Shops, but, apparently this is a trick of the trade....
Brides and the Bathroom
A trip to the Bathroom can be very tricky for the Bride when wearing her beautiful dress. Fortunately this is where your Maid of Honour proves invaluable! Your Maid of Honour is there to help you through your wedding day. She in turn may ask for help from the bridesmaids or the co-ordinator or planner or whoever is there to help even your mother, or your sister or cousin can help, but out of respect approach your maid of honour first to show her how important she is in these mini emergencies.
Do you do your Hair or Make Up first?
Get your hair done first as you probably will have lots of hairspray used to keep it in place and the last thing you want is to have hairspray getting on your face after your make up has been applied. Your hairstyle should last quite a while but it is important that your make up looks fresh for pictures and the ceremony.
Consider this when selecting Jewellery
Make sure that the Jewellery you select is "compatible" with your beautifuI Wedding Dress. Make sure that the Jewellery you select doesn't have claws or anything that may be slightly catching that could rip the fabric of your Dress.
What type of Shoe to wear with your Dress?
Some say open toe for Summer, closed toe for Winter. Some believe it's improper to wear closed toe shoes with a wedding gown. Some prefer closed toe for dancing (it also offers some protection if your Husband can't dance). The bottom line is that it's down to your personal preference and how well the shoes match your dress and whether comfort or style is most important to you.
Corsets Pros and Cons
Pro If your dress is boned then you won't need one.
The Wedding Night
Make it a night to remember! Consider sexy underwear, scented oils, low lighting or candles. Congratulations and whatever you do enjoy the first night.
Gifts for the Bridal Party
For the bridesmaids, you could pick out a nice (but reasonably priced) necklace or bracelet that they can all wear at the wedding and then keep. The useful bridesmaid gift could be a pair of flip flops to wear at the reception so they don't need to stay in their heels!
We hope our wedding advice makes your big day extra special!